PUBLIC TRANSIT FORMULA
- State Transit Assistance (STA) Program: $250 million annually
- This money will go to help transit agencies fund their capital infrastructure and operational costs.
- STA Capital Program: $105 annually
- Funding for transit capital projects or services to maintain or repair existing transit fleets and facilities; new vehicles or facilities that improve existing transit services; or transit services that complement local efforts to repair and improve local transportation infrastructure
TRANSIT AND INTERCITY RAIL CAPITAL PROGRAM (TIRCP)
- TIRCP will receive an additional $300 million annually from SB 1 dollars.
- These competitive grants fund transformative projects that modernize transit systems, increase ridership, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve safety
- A minimum of 25% of funding is dedicated to provide direct benefit to disadvantaged communities
- Funds transformation projects that could include:
- BART to San Jose Extension
- Expanded Los Angeles Union Station Capacity
- Extended and improved community and intercity rail services
- Investments in streetcars, and other local transit, especially that tied to the intercity network
INTERCITY AND COMMUTER RAIL
- Intercity Rail: $22 million annually.*
- Each of the state’s three intercity rail corridors (the Capitol Corridor, San Joaquin, Pacific Surfliner routes) will receive a minimum 25 percent of these funds
Commuter Rail: $22 million annually.*
- Each of the state’s five commuter rail corridors (e.g. ACE, Caltrain, Metrolink, Coaster and SMART) will receive 20 percent of the funds.
- Starting in 2020, the funds will be allocated based on guidelines and a distribution formula under development.